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On the glacial phenomena of the Yorkshire Uplands

by John Roche Dakyns

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Published by s.n. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Glacial epoch

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesQuarterly journal of the Geological Society.
    Statementby J.R. Dakyns
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. 383-388 :
    Number of Pages388
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24829283M

    Holocene river development and environmental change in Upper Wharfedale, Yorkshire Dales, England Article in Journal of Quaternary Science 15(3) - March with Reads. The first of these was to study the sedimentary  data from glacial and pro-glacial deposits in the Vale of Pickering to assess their age and environment of deposition. The sediments were mapped in the field and analysed in the laboratory. A glacial outwash rather  than lake-beach origin was proved for an important group of these Cited by: 5.

    Imagine being the first human to arrive in the north of England after the last Ice Age. After an incredibly long journey, you reach a cave that looks like somewhere you could rest. You tentatively poke your head inside to suss it out. It looks promising. You head further in, and there, right at the back of the cave, you find an enormous bear skull. Geology is a science of such rapid growth that no apology is expected when from time to time a new text-book is added to those already in the field. The present work, however, is the outcome of the need of a text-book of very simple outline, in which causes and their consequences should be knit together as closely as possible,—a need long.

    Survey work chiefly in the Lowlands and bordering tracts of Southern Uplands and Highlands – including mapping of Silurian, Old Red Sandstone, Carboniferous and associated igneous rocks. Holidays devoted to study of glacial phenomena. Promoted to Geologist. District Surveyor. You're here: Timelines | Geology Geology. Watch the Landscape Through Time Video; A glance at a map of the Yorkshire Dales shows that the area is aptly named. The peaks rise to over m (ft) above sea level and large areas are over m (ft) but the eye is attracted to the 'dales', a Norse word for valley, which dissect the 'moors' or 'fells'.


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The Geology of Yorkshire in northern England shows a very close relationship between the major topographical areas and the geological period in which their rocks were formed.

The rocks of the Pennine chain of hills in the west are of Carboniferous origin whilst those of the central vale are Permo-Triassic. The North York Moors in the north-east of the county are Jurassic in age while the.

This book contains important chapters, written in Kendall's inimitable style, devoted to description and interpretation of the lateral drainage channels in this and other parts of Yorkshire.

Kendall and Wroot's treatment of the interglacial question is not without ambiguity, but it includes a definite suggestion that the eroded drifts in the Cited by: 5. 50 ILDONTHEGLACIALPHENOMENAOPTHE landtract, inthecaseoftheDaledistrict,theplaneofthefell. Glacial deposits are limited in the Peak District, but it has been possible using a variety of techniques to establish the sequences of climatic and depositional conditions during the glacial part.

The distinctive caves of Yorkshire’s limestone uplands are like time capsules, capturing and preserving sediments that we can use to reconstruct these long-lost landscapes.

Inside them, there is also a wealth of archaeology, which is being pieced together to tell a story of staggeringly rich ecosystems, now-extinct animal species, and the Ice.

Stephan Harrison, in the book called "The Glaciations of Wales and Adjacent Areas" () takes a much more nuanced approach, and argues for intermittent small, thin ice caps over Dartmoor, Exmoor and other uplands -- and he cites a good deal of evidence which is difficult to interpret except by reference to glacier ice.

The Quaternary glaciation, also known as the Pleistocene glaciation, is an alternating series of glacial and interglacial periods during the Quaternary period that began Ma (million years ago), and is ongoing. Although geologists describe the entire time period as an "ice age", in popular culture the term "ice age" is usually associated with just the most recent glacial period during the.

Books on Yorkshire History, Family History, Yorkshire Genealogy on 3 DVDs. These fantastic Vintage and Rare books comprise of books on Genealogy, Social History and General History and date back to the early s and before.

Hull Geological Society Humberside Geologist Oline. A summary Cenozoic history of the Yorkshire Wolds. by Derek Gobbett. Introduction.

The Yorkshire Wolds are a clearly defined geomorphological unit developed on the Chalk outcrop north of the Humber Estuary. In plan they are somewhat arcuate about a centre to the southeast and have been likened to a segment of an orange lying on its side.

Comment: This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings book has soft covers. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. Please note the Image in this listing is a stock photo and may not match the covers of the actual item5/5(2). Around Great Britain at the end of the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) there is evidence for a number of glacial J::eadvances, specifically in the Irish Sea Basin and Eastern Scotland.

These readvances have been correlated with Heinrich Event 1 (H1) ( cal. years. The Yorkshire 3 Peaks Walk [Brian Smailes] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. English Nature, RSPB, and the Yorkshire Dales National Park Authority.

"This book reviews those species of birds that are of conservation concern in the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It looks at the importance of bird populations in the National Park and how these relate to. The geology of the North York Moors is dominated by rocks of the Jurassic period and is extremely varied.

Most deposits were laid down under subtropical seas to million years ago. Fluctuations in sea level over this period produced many different rock types varying from shales to sandstones and ironstones to limestones derived from.

Page i - PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION of NEW SOUTH WALES and VAN DIEMAN'S LAND; accompanied by a Geological Map Sections, and Diagrams, and Figures of the Organic Remains. By PE DE STRZELECKI. 8vo. with coloured Map and numerous Plates, 24s. cloth. DIBDIN (THE REV. TF)-THE SUNDAY LIBRARY: Containing" nearly One Hundred Sermons, by eminent Divines.

Speculative reconstructions of the last ice sheet. a At about the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM): 28–22 ka BP, but when Scottish ice had ceased flowing across Stainmore, and Scandinavian ice had advanced into the central North Sea Basin, forcing ice from the Pennines and Tweed Basin to flow into the Vale of York.

b Following a major glacial reorganisation involving ‘drawdown’ and ‘headward. The entries for individual words grew, some to several pages in length, as a meshwork of cross-reference thrived between languages and usages. Topographically, he. Full text of "Papers and notes on the glacial geology of Great Britain and Ireland" See other formats.

Glacial limits In north Norfolk, Devensian ice reached just over 30m OD, and its limit is marked by the extent of glacigenic sediments and several stream diversions (Straw, ; Chroston et al, ).

In both the Lincolnshire and Yorkshire Wolds, the Last Glacial Maximum (LGM) is placed by most authors at the maximum extent ofFile Size: KB.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.SCENERY AND GEOLOGY OF N.W. YORKSHIRE. sediments is unknown and though its Tertiary history has been but briefly mentioned, sufficient has been said to indicate the part played by the Rigid Block in the geological history of North-West Yorkshire and its control of sediment, structure and by: considerable implications on the interpretation of glacial retreat phenomena in other areas for the succeeding half-century.

Together with H. E. Wroot, Kendall synthesised his researches in 'The Geology of Yorkshire' (). As fundamental and influential as Kendall's geological hypotheses were those of the Commondale Naturalist, Frank Elgee.